Lentil & Veggie Tostadas
These look really good! I haven't tried them, but will be doing so in the near future.
- Ready In:
- 1 3⁄4 cups water
- 3⁄4 cup dried red lentils, rinsed and drained
- 1⁄4 cup chopped onion
- 1 -2 tablespoon fresh cilantro
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 4 tostadas
- 2 cups assorted chopped vegetables (such as broccoli, tomato, zucchini, and or or yellow summer squash)
- 3⁄4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
- In a medium saucepan stir together water, lentils, onion, cilantro, salt, cumin, and garlic. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12-15 minutes or until lentils are tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Use a fork to mash the cooked lentils.
- Spread the lentil mixture on tostada shells, top with vegetables and cheese.
- Place on a large baking sheet.
- Broil 3-4 inches from the head for about 2 minutes or until the cheese melts.
- Serve immediately.
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Yumm, these are great. Super quick and easy as well. A great week night meal. I used a low fat cheese and instead of using pre made tostada shells, I baked corn tortillas until they were hard. I topped with spicy salsa when they came out of the oven. I love how the veggies are just cooked- keeping them a little crispy. Thanks for posting, will make again for sure.Reply
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